Phoebis pilea in a Frame
Species Name: Phoebis pilea
Orange Barred-Sulphur Butterfly
Origin: PERU, Florida
Size: 4" x 6" black, shadow box frame
There are two to three generations per year in Florida and one in the northern part of the range with adults on the wing from mid to late summer. The species habitat is in tropical scrub, gardens, fields, and forest edges. The species eats nectar from red-colored plants.